from earth: northern steigerwald

catalogue number: hdv 2017.052.
date created: 2017
classification: works on paper
work type: earth rubbing series
medium: 17 samples of earth/soil, collected in the northern part of the Steigerwald, rubbed on paper + title page with small rubbbings
dimensions: 1 + 17 sheets each 29.7 × 21 cm (framed 31 × 22 cm)
installed dimensions
signature and inscriptions: titled 'from earth: northern steigerwald', signed and dated on the title page (graphite pencil)
signed (with initial) and location of origin of the sample on the front of each sheet
current repository: private collection
current repository number:
collecting history: acquired through Galerie Geiger, Konstanz
related works:
comment: the samples of earth were collected in: Mittelberg | Alter Wald | Lindgehrn | Vollberg, near Michelau | Beerberg (2 ×) | Schlegel | Steinberg | Hermansberg | Hosensturz | Rothburg | Steinknuck | Geiersberg near Markertsgrün | Saubrümmla | Kohlberg | Eschenau near pond | Kleiner Knetzberg
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Joana Schwender
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2017 'herman de vries. on the stony path', Groundwork Gallery, Kings Lynn
2017 'L’expérience de la Couleur' , Musée national de Céramique, Sèvres [group]
2018 'herman de vries. erde, asche, blut', Galerie Geiger, Konstanz
published references
exhibition catalogue L’expérience de la Couleur ( Musée national de Céramique : Sèvres 2017) image repr. on page 112, 112-115.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. erde, asche, blut (Galerie Geiger : Konstanz 2018) image repr. on pages 6-7.